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The Science Shows That We Still Have the Time and Strategies to Save the Planet’s Coral Reefs.

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Saturday, May 23, 2020, In : regeneration 

Tired of ‘writing obituaries for coral reefs,’ surfing scientists find new ways to save them

But a new study shows that this future can be prevented — and outlines the relatively small steps humanity can take to ensure coral reefs’ long-term protection and productivity. 

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We Can Save the Caribbean’s Coral Reefs

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Friday, September 19, 2014, In : Press artricles 

The New York Times

PARROTFISH eat algae and seaweed. These brightly colored fish with beaklike mouths inhabit coral reefs, the wellsprings of ocean life. Without them and other herbivores, algae and seaweed would overgrow the reefs, suppress coral growth and threaten the incredible array of life that depends on these reefs for shelter and food.

This was happening in Bermuda, until the government in 1990 banned fish traps that were decim...


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